As you can probably tell from my back catalogue of outfit posts, I’m just as happy dressed in a pair of Converse and jeans as I am in a pretty dress and heels. When Cloggs got in touch and asked me to be part of their ‘Be Individual’ campaign and customise a pair of Converse, I was super excited to get started on creating my very own! I selected a pair of the classic low All Star’s and received a pack of fabric pens to set my creativity flowing. As you all know, I love a good print, whether that be floral, polka dots or something a little more intricate, so I knew straight away I wanted to cover them in some pretty patterns. 

After scouring Pinterest for a while for some inspiration, I decided I wanted to go with something quite detailed, yet keep it simple in one shade. Sticking to a baby blue shade, I got to work covering the outer sides with a leafy pattern, steering away from a typical floral print. Then I worked on the tongues of the shoes and doodled away at a Moroccan inspired design, with lots of swirls, stripes and petals to make it different from the rest of the pattern.

Jacket – Topshop
Knitted Tunic – H&M
Jeans – Joni at Topshop
Fedora – Primark
Converse – Cloggs*
Fabric Pens – Dylon at Hobbycraft*

I’m so pleased with how they turned out, considering I just put pen to fabric and didn’t actually plan a design out beforehand. I do almost wish there was a black fabric pen in the box as the design would look so good in a darker shade, but I think the pale blue shade looks great nonetheless and makes them quite subtle. I’ve definitely been bitten by the crafty bug!

How would you customise your Converse?


5 responses to “CUSTOMISED CONVERSE”

  1. They look so nice! Love the blue. xo

  2. Your converse look fantastic, they look like they're meant to look like that.

  3. Holl JC says:

    Oh wow these are so cute! I love the colour x

  4. Lizaboo says:

    Wow they are seriously cool converse! I recently got a little creative with my own as they had become a little worse for wear :o) x

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